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Fablicator

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Fablicator review: specs and price

Fablicator
Fablicator
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Why is Fablicator better than the average?

  • Weight
    20kgvs25.38kg
  • Maximum operating temperature
    300°Cvs145.52°C
  • Thickness
    445mmvs463.97mm
  • Width
    457mmvs476.1mm
  • Maximum creation size
    177.8 x 177.8 x 177.8vs39398.88
  • USB ports
    2vs0.73
  • Nozzle size
    0.35mmvs1.21mm

Top specs and features

General info

1.weight

20kg

Best

Printrbot JR v2

9.1g

2.maximum operating temperature

300°C

The maximum temperature at which the device can perform to the optimal level.

Best

miniFactory 3D Printer

300°C

3.thickness

445mm

Best

UP! Plus

150mm

4.width

457mm

Best

EnvisionTEC Perfactory Micro

230mm

5.height

521mm

Best

Robox

240mm

Components

1.Has a heated build platform
Fablicator

A heated build platform helps keep the lowest levels of a print warm as the higher layers are printed. This allows the overall print to cool more evenly.

2.Creates support structures
Fablicator

The printer will automatically build extra structures to support the item as it is printing. The extra support can then be easily removed.

3.1.75mm filament diameter
Fablicator

The 1.75mm filament diameter is gradually overtaking the previous 3mm standard. The 1.75mm filament feeds into the printer with greater ease and allows for more detail in the printing process.

4.3D print speed

80mm/s

The speed at which 3d objects are printed, measured in millimeters per second.

Best

Fabbster Kit

600mm/s

5.number of extruder heads

1

More extruder heads allow you to use different colors and different types of material at the same time. A second extruder is also required to build PVA/PLA support structures around items as they are printed.

Best

Hyrel Professional E5

4

6.nozzle size

0.35mm

The smaller the nozzle, the more detailed the final product can be. However, when speed of printing is of greater importance than detail, a larger nozzle may be preferable.

Best

Robox

0.3mm

Materials

1.Prints in ABS plastic
Fablicator

The printer prints in ABS (acrylonitrile butadiene styrene). This is up to 30 times stronger than regular plastic and is commonly used in 3D printing.

2.Prints in PLA
Fablicator

Polylactic acid (PLA) is popular in 3D printing as it cools and sets quickly. Unlike ABS plastic, it is biodegradable and therefore better for the environment. It can be used to build support structures for other printouts, as it can then be dissolved leaving no marks.

3.number of colors per print

1

A single design can be made up using different colored materials simultaneously.

Best

XYZprinting da Vinci 1.0

12

4.Prints in HIPS
Fablicator

The printer is able to print in High Impact Polystyrene (HIPS). HIPS is similar to ABS plastic, but uses different solvents (limonene rather than acetone). HIPS is easy to paint and glue.

Print sizes

1.layer thickness

100µm

The thinner each print layer is, the more detailed you can make your designs. Layer thickness is often also referred to as resolution and is measured in microns (µm).

Best

Printrbot JR v2

0.4µm

2.maximum creation size

177.8 x 177.8 x 177.8

This is the biggest size of object that you can print.

Best

Bits from Bytes RapMan Education

490 x 500 x 850

Connectivity

1.has an external memory slot
Fablicator

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

2.USB ports

2

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

FABtotum

4

Features

1.Is pre-assembled
Fablicator

As the product arrives fully assembled, you do not have to build it from a kit.

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